Salem colleges signs MoU for rural BPO project
Rural upliftment: A. Nagappan (right), Principal, VMKV Engineering College, Salem, exchanging an MoU for the Rural BPO Project with Arun Chinnaraju, Chairman, SoftPro iTechnology (centre) in Salem on Wednesday. A. Malathi (right), Co-Chairperson of Softpro iTechnology is also in the picture.
Four engineering colleges including Vinayaka Mission University’s Kirupananda Variyar (VMKV) Engineering College, Salem, have been identified to execute Tamil Nadu government’s rural BPO projects in the Salem region of Western zone for which the US-based software firm SoftPro has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with colleges at Chennai recently.
Talking to reporters here on Wednesday its Chairman Arun Chinnaraju and Co-Chairman A. Malathi said that the rural BPOs being partnered by their firm, SoftPro, would ensure quality-based training and work modules to the rural unemployed graduates.
The firm, they said would create job opportunity for nearly 400 youths in rural areas especially college students and even school drop-outs.
They further said that their international experience in the field of software and process driven delivery methodology would provide valuable exposure and experience to these rural based youths to launch their careers without a hitch. “We will not compromise on quality delivery,” he said. In association with VMKV Engineering College, the technology provider had prepared a project report to execute the plan.
VMKV Engineering College Principal A. Nagappan said that the institution, had been taking concerted effort to impart technical education particularly to rural students. The ELCOT controlled project would bring in technological advantage to rural areas. He also said that quality control team for the joint initiative would be set up.
The other three colleges are KSR Institute of Technology, Tiruchengode, Jayam Engineering College, Dharmapuri and Muthayammal Engineering College, Rasipuram.
Source: The Hindu